36 resource(s) found
June, 2017
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A Strategic Resilience Assessment (STRESS) is a methodology for applying a resilience lens to strategy development or long-term program design. It builds an understanding of the dynamic social, ecological and economic systems within which communities are embedded.Learn more about Mercy Corps'...
February, 2017
Author: TARU Leading Edge
This book by TARU Leading Edge is the second in a series on the enormous urban challenges we face in the developing world. As with the first, it provides an optimistic vision that can be easily understood by different stakeholders, with a provocative perspective on how actors need to change in...
February, 2017
Author: Mercy Corps Indonesia
City Resilience Strategy (CRS) Guideline is developed by Mercy Corps Indonesia and APEKSI, consists of step by step for city to create strategies responding their vulnerability towards climate change impacts. CRS should be able to articulate the strategy of action or activity that city should...
December, 2016
Author: Mercy Corps
This document is a brief study of Transforming Chennai: Building Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Resilience to Water-Related Environmental Change. The study builds on Mercy Corps’ regional approach to building urban resilience, grounded in strong research, multi-stakeholder engagement,...
December, 2016
Author: Mercy Corps
In March 2016, Mercy Corps partnered with Okapi Research & Advisory to develop a deeper understanding of the factors that affected firms’ flood exposure, extent of immediate losses, and recovery times in Chennai, India. Taking into account the larger economic, political, and...
September, 2016
Author: TERI
TERI undertook a research program for drawing up road maps for an urban resilience policy for two states in India—Goa and Uttarakhand. The program was initiated in 2014, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, with an intention to build a positive interest and dialogue on the subject...
June, 2016
Author: Vikas Desai
Global temperature rise has already started shooting its local effects. India witnessed highest temperature records since 2010 and noticeable increase from 2014-2016.  In case of coastal cities like Surat, not only heat but humidity too plays a vital role. Well-being of citizens as well as...
May, 2016
Author: Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) Team of Semarang City
Semarang must be prepared to face continuous changes and challenges. The city is in a state of constant transformation. With the threat of sea level rise, we face flood risk. Rapid physical transformation poses many challenges, but we have others as well, including rapid urbanization and sprawl,...
May, 2016
Author: ISET-International, CCCO Can Tho
Can Tho is situated in the centre of the Mekong Delta, with a population of approximately 1 million people. An Binh ward, a densely-populated middle to lower income residential area in the central Can Tho district of Ninh Kieu, has 10 local canals with a total length of approximately 10 km. About...
April, 2016
Author: Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation
Climate change is leading to an increase in average temperatures and increased possibilities of severe heat waves. Extreme heat can lead to dangerous, even deadly, health consequences, including heat stress and heatstroke. The city of Ahmedabad had a major heat wave in May 2010, which led to 1...